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Varniai Regional Park
 

Varniai Regional Park

Landscape

The Regional Park of Varniai is like gigantic, highly risen recess, which corners are surrounded by spectacular hills, and the recess is the great mold of Varniai. Here lies Paršežerio, Lūksto, Stervo, Biržulio lakes.

Inanimate Nature

The highest mountain in Samogitia is Medvėgalis and the queen of Samogitian hills is Šatrija. Here start the great rivers of Samogitia – Venta, Virvytė, Minija, Kražantė, Akmena. The biggest natural lake of Samogitia – Lūkstas, which throws out the amber.

Flora and Fauna

The vast swamps of the lake shores, forests, valleys of curvy rivulets and meadows are characterized by huge variety of flora and fauna. Since the old times, the assemblage of Biržulio and Stervo’s lakes reeds, and surrounding swamplands are considered as one of the richest places in number of birds in Lithuania. The park is also rich in rare species of plants - Steller irises, slender birch trees, variety of orchid, in the bottom of Saloto Lake are hiding Isoetes lacustris. Rare insects, birds (bittern, black tern, curlew, Spotted Crake, corncrake), mammals ermines, otters, moose are finding shelter in this Park.

Cultural heritage

Medvėgalio, Šatrijos, Sprūdės, Moteraičio, Bilionių, and Paršpilio mounds are kindly inviting to admire the majestic hills and be delighted with wide horizons of Samogitia. Near the mound of Piršpilis, in the swamps of Sietuvos River, an old secret cobbled walkway through the swamps is hidden. In the surroundings of Biržulio Lake the history of Lithuanian nation can be traced. It can be proved by archaeological findings reaching out 10 thousand years BC. According to the archaeologists, it is the cradle of Baltic culture. The graves found in Spiginas horn are the oldest of Stone Age people – the graves of hunters and fishermen in Lithuania are one of the oldest of Eastern Baltic States. The famous history is being recalled by Varniai city, Luokė town, Pavandenė land, Požerė, wooden manor house of Biržuvėnai.

Varniu regparkas optExeptional phenomena, living traditions, historical facts, personalities

The diocese of Medininkai, established in 1417 after christening of Samogitia, remained until the second half of 19th century. Here, in 1599, “Postilė” by Mikalojus Daukša Vujekas was reborn in Lithuanian language. The Samogitian bishop M. Valančius gathered the most prominent cultural personalities of these times, took care of Lithuanian press publishing, distribution, started the movement of sobriety. Gulbės is a home town of one famous Lithuanian folklorist, mythologist, ethnographer Norbertas Vėlius (1938-1996). Thanks to him, we now have around 30 000 Lithuanian folkloric works.

Half-day tour to Trakai

Trakai (4 hours tour) is one of the oldest Grand Duchy of Lithuania residence and capitals. Trakai is the second capital of Lithuania.

Tour to Kernave

Kernave village (4 hours tour) located on the banks of the river Neris (35 km from Vilnius) has been known as the capital of Lithuania before Trakai and Vilnius. 

Country life museum in Rumsiskes

Country life Open Air Museum of Lithuania (6 hours tour) is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museums in Europe.

Fly & Lease of campers in the Baltic.

Camper on the road

Take a tour and discover Baltics by yourself!

You will be able to travel comfortably throughout Baltic Sates in our campers, as passengers really may feel themselves like home and take any necessary stuff with them, even their most loved cup for coffee.
A virtue of motor homes is the possibility to be in the cabin in all companionship while going from place to place.
Moreover, you will be free as you will be independent from hotels and every evening you will be able to spend in any place you wish!

Prepaid individual transfer :

no trouble with money exchange upon arrival,
no need to take care oftaxi search,
no language problems !

The driver will wait for you at arrival hall with your name on the card, will help you with luggage and will safely transfer you to agreed place.
Please fill in the Transfer Reservation and we will contact you within 24 business hours with confirmation

KIA CARNIVAL  25 EUR (max 5 persons)                                                
MERCEDES-BENZ VIANO  35 EUR (max 7 persons)

per car only!